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Rageneau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-16-11 06:09 PM
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19. Frank Capra, Jimmy Stewart and Gary Cooper were all wingnuts.
And it was Preston Sturgis who directed "Sullivan's Travels."
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  -Where are the filmmakers? The story-tellers? Why aren't they shining a bright light pnwmom  Feb-16-11 03:57 PM   #0 
  - Amen!  Firehawk   Feb-16-11 04:02 PM   #1 
  - Welcome to DU, Firehawk! n/t  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 04:03 PM   #2 
  - honestly? they're all trying to make the next big blockbuster, based on the last one  eShirl   Feb-16-11 04:05 PM   #3 
  - And they're trying to make action-thrillers without much dialogue  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 04:19 PM   #7 
  - "Sullivan's Travels" with Joel McCray and...  MGB67deux   Feb-16-11 04:23 PM   #9 
     - Welcome to DU, MGB67deux! n/t  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 04:28 PM   #12 
  - What films from the 30s and 40s attacked the wealthy?  leftstreet   Feb-16-11 04:05 PM   #4 
  - Skewered the wealthy and powerful. Lots of them.  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 04:19 PM   #6 
     - Yes, "Sullivan's Travels" was  MGB67deux   Feb-16-11 04:28 PM   #11 
  - Here's a (sort of) foreclosure movie  frazzled   Feb-16-11 04:09 PM   #5 
  - That was a wonderful movie. But I'm thinking of movies set in the current era.  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 04:20 PM   #8 
  - You mean films that reflect the struggles of the 'middle class' n/t  leftstreet   Feb-16-11 04:54 PM   #14 
  - No, it was such a timeless piece  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 05:25 PM   #15 
     - And a movie about the contemporary financial situation wouldn't be "bleak"?  readmoreoften   Feb-16-11 10:00 PM   #24 
        - I'd like to see more of an Erin Brokavich kind of movie  pnwmom   Feb-17-11 12:15 AM   #25 
  - Winter's Bone is a movie set in the current era.  readmoreoften   Feb-16-11 09:58 PM   #23 
  - That was a good movie, "but the book is better." Seriously.  japple   Feb-16-11 04:27 PM   #10 
  - "Company Men"!  DailyGrind51   Feb-16-11 04:30 PM   #13 
  - I'd forgotten about that one. Good movie. n/t  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 05:32 PM   #16 
  - "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room".....  MGB67deux   Feb-16-11 05:46 PM   #17 
  - K&R..  butterfly77   Feb-16-11 05:58 PM   #18 
  - Frank Capra, Jimmy Stewart and Gary Cooper were all wingnuts.  Rageneau   Feb-16-11 06:09 PM   #19 
  - Yes, you are correct....  MGB67deux   Feb-16-11 09:22 PM   #20 
  - We need more wingnuts like Capra then, championing the common man. n/t  pnwmom   Feb-16-11 09:49 PM   #21 
  - It costs a lot of money to make a movie. People with money want sure things.  readmoreoften   Feb-16-11 09:57 PM   #22 

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